Winners

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Best Country Instrumental Performance

 

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner

Hummingbyrd

Marty Stuart, artist.

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner

Producer's Medley

Steve Wariner, artist.

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner
Brad Paisley, Vince Gill

Cluster Pluck

Albert Lee, Brad Paisley, Brent Mason, James Burton, John Jorgenson, Redd Volkaert, Steve Wariner & Vince Gill, artists.

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner

Whiskey Before Breakfast

Bryan Sutton & Doc Watson, artists.

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner
Alison Krauss, GRAMMY winner, Alison Krauss & Union Station

Unionhouse Branch

Alison Krauss + Union Station (Barry Bales, Ron Block, Jerry Douglas, Alison Krauss, Dan Tyminski), artist.

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner

Earl's Breakdown

Earl Scruggs, Jerry Douglas, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Bob Carpenter, Jimmie Fadden, Jeff Hanna, Jimmy Ibbotson, John McEuen), Randy Scruggs & Vassar Clements, artists.

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner
Alison Krauss, GRAMMY winner, Alison Krauss & Union Station

Cluck Old Hen

Alison Krauss & Union Station (Barry Bales, Ron Block, Jerry Douglas, Alison Krauss, Dan Tyminski), artist.

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner
Dixie Chicks, GRAMMY winners

Lil' Jack Slade

Dixie Chicks (Martie Maguire, Natalie Maines, Emily Robison), artist.

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner
Steve Martin, GRAMMY winner, Vince Gill

Foggy Mountain Breakdown

Albert Lee, Earl Scruggs, Gary Scruggs, Glen Duncan, Jerry Douglas, Leon Russell, Marty Stuart, Paul Shaffer, Randy Scruggs, Steve Martin & Vince Gill, artists.

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner
Béla Fleck

Leaving Cottondale

Alison Brown & Béla Fleck, artists.

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner
Vince Gill

Bob's Breakdowns

Asleep At The Wheel (Ray Benson, Chris Booher, Cindy Cashdollar, Floyd Domino, Michael Francis, Larry Franklin, David Miller, Jason Roberts, David Sanger), Floyd Domino, Larry Franklin, Steve Wariner, Tommy Allsup & Vince Gill, artists.

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner
Vince Gill

A Soldier's Joy

Randy Scruggs & Vince Gill, artists.

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
Alison Krauss, GRAMMY winner, Alison Krauss & Union Station

Little Liza Jane

Alison Krauss & Union Station (Barry Bales, Ron Block, Alison Krauss, Adam Steffey, Dan Tyminski), artist.

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

Jam Man

Chet Atkins, artist.

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
Béla Fleck

Hightower

Asleep At The Wheel (Tim Alexander, Ray Benson, Cindy Cashdollar, Michael Francis), Béla Fleck & Johnny Gimble, artists.

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner

Young Thing

Chet Atkins, artist.

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
Vince Gill

Red Wing

Asleep At The Wheel (Tim Alexander, Ray Benson, Cindy Cashdollar, Michael Francis, David Miller, Lucky Oceans, David Sanger, Ricky Turpin), Chet Atkins, Eldon Shamblin, Johnny Gimble, Marty Stuart, Reuben "Lucky Oceans" Gosfield & Vince Gill, artists.

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner

Sneakin' Around

Chet Atkins & Jerry Reed, artists.

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner

The New Nashville Cats

Mark O'Connor, artist.

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner

So Soft, Your Goodbye

Chet Atkins & Mark Knopfler, artists.

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner

Amazing Grace

Randy Scruggs, artist.

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner

Sugarfoot Rag

Asleep At The Wheel (Tim Alexander, Ray Benson, John Ely, Michael Francis, Larry Franklin, John Mitchell, David Sanger), artist.

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner

String Of Pars

Asleep At The Wheel (Tim Alexander, Ray Benson, David Dawson, John Ely, Michael Francis, Larry Franklin, David Sanger), artist.

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner

Raisin' The Dickins

Ricky Skaggs, artist.

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner

Cosmic Square Dance

Chet Atkins & Mark Knopfler, artists.

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner

Wheel Hoss

Ricky Skaggs, artist.

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner

Fireball

New South (J.D. Crowe, Jerry Douglas, Todd Phillips, Tony Rice, Ricky Skaggs), artist.

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner

Alabama Jubilee

Roy Clark, artist.

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner

Country After All These Years

Chet Atkins, artist.

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner

Orange Blossom Special/Hoedown

Gilley's Urban Cowboy Band (Mickey Gilley), artist.

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner

Big Sandy/Leather Britches

Doc Watson & Merle Watson, artists.

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner

One O'Clock Jump

Asleep At The Wheel (Ray Benson, Link Davis, Floyd Domino, Tony Garnier, Daniel Levin, Bill Mabry, Lucky Oceans, Chris O'Connell, Leroy Preston, Pat Ryan, Andy Stein, Chris York), artist.

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner

Country Instrumentalist Of The Year

Hargus "Pig" Robbins, artist.

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner

Chester And Lester

Chet Atkins & Les Paul, artists.

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner

The Entertainer

Chet Atkins, artist.

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner

The Atkins-Travis Traveling Show

Chet Atkins & Merle Travis, artists.

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner

Dueling Banjos

Eric Weissberg & Steve Mandell, artists.

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner

Charlie McCoy/The Real McCoy

Charlie McCoy, artist.

14th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1971)
 
winner

Snowbird

Chet Atkins, artist.

13th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1970)
 
winner

Me And Jerry

Chet Atkins & Jerry Reed, artists.

12th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1969)
 
winner

The Nashville Brass Featuring Danny Davis Play More Nashville Sounds

Nashville Brass With Danny Davis (Danny Davis), artist.